Friday, April 19, 2013
Suspect one is reported dead. The second suspect identified as wearing a white cap in FBI photos was still at-large as of 3:50 a.m. CST Friday.
UPDATED 7:25 a.m. "Media/public advised to clear area of Norfolk Street in Cambridge. Ongoing investigation. Potentially dangerous. Stay clear." - Cambridge Police. **** 7:10 a.m. Police are advising residents in the areas of Comm Ave. and Charlesgate that officers will conduct a controlled detonation. Head to Watertown Patch for more updates on this story. UPDATED: 3:29 a.m. Reports: Suspect one is believed dead after a shootout and chase, reports Watertown Patch. Suspect two is being sought in Watertown, Mass. Police are going door-to-door and urging residents to stay inside. Two officers were shot. One was killed on the MIT campus, the other was seriously injured. EARLIER There was no confirmation from authorities as of 2:50 a.m. …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Authorities released new photos early Friday morning of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings
The FBI has released photos and videos of two suspects in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings, which killed three people and injured nearly 200. At a press conference Thursday, Special agent Richard DesLauriers said the FBI has developed two suspects in the case and are looking for the public's help to identify them. The FBI said these are the only photos the public should view to assist in the case. Suspect #1 is seen in the photos wearing a dark hat. Suspect #2 is wearing a white hat. DesLauriers said Suspect #2 is seen setting down a bag in front of a restaurant at the site of the second explosion. Authorities believe the suspects are connected and appeared to be walking through the crowd together. "We know the public will play a critical…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Glenview Police announced they are investigating a robbery that occurred at MB Financial Bank on Waukegan Road, Monday afternoon.
The Glenview Police Departement is working with the FBI to investigate a bank robbery that occured on Monday at 2:25 p.m. at the MB Financial Bank, 2200 Waukegan Rd, according to a police press release. Nobody was injured and a weapon was not displayed, according to police. The male suspect is under investigation for five other bank heists in the surrounding suburbs, the Glenview Announcements reports. Police say the suspect walked out the front door after Monday's robbary. The Chicago Tribune reports the suspect is under investigation for bank robbaries in Park Ridge, Arlington Heights and Rolling Madows.
Monday, November 12, 2012
Patch has created a searchable database of the FBI's recently released 2011 stats on violent crimes and property crimes.
The FBI recently released its 2011 Uniform Crime Report, which compiles information from local law enforcement about violent crimes and property crimes in their communities. Use the pull-down menu to find your city or town. Violent crimes and property crimes are listed as totals, and are then broken down into several categories. Murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault are all categories of violent crimes. Burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson are all categories of property crimes. For more crime data or a further explanation of the types of crimes listed, you can visit the FBI's website.
Friday, May 6, 2011
Each Friday Patch will highlight the area's biggest news headlines in the Weekly PatchCast. Tune in to watch at noon.
Click on the video to see what's happened in Patch sites around you this week: Chicago FBI Hunt Des Plaines Man. Morton Grove Police Call for Tips on Double Homicide Case. Rapoport's Former Home Damaged, Sister Arrested for DUI. Former Hackney's Employee Accused of Embezzling $186K, Pleads Not Guilty. VIDEO: Students Thank Local Police and Firefighters. 'Home Alone' House For Sale.
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Glenview PD Arrests: Nov. 2 - Nov. 7
Delivery of Controlled Substances, Unlawful Possession of Weapons Nov. 2 at 8:30 p.m. Glenview Police, along with The Skokie police department's Tactical Mission Team (TMT), the Lincolnwood Police Department, and the Cook County Sheriff's Police, charged Rogelio Vargas-Garces, 24, with several felonies: delivery of controlled substance, unlawful possession of weapons, unlawful possession of cannabis and possession of cannabis with intent to deliver within 1,000 feet of a school. The charge comes after police executed a search warrant in his Glenview home on Nov. 2 and found more than 100 grams of marijuana, several grams of cocaine, rock cocaine, six pills of ecstasy as well as ammunition for shotguns and pistols. According to a Skokie …
Monday, November 1, 2010
Jewish leaders discuss Friday’s terror plot, which targeted an undisclosed Jewish community center and synagogue.
Additional reporting by Samantha Liss and Bridgette Outten United States and international authorities intercepted two U.S.-bound packages containing explosive material Friday. The packages were discovered on two separate cargo planes, and were addressed to two unnamed Chicago locations, later revealed to be a Jewish community center and a synagogue. Officials say the packages were (most probably) intended to blow up Jewish sites in the Chicago area and not the cargo-only planes where they were discovered, according to an Oct. 30 New York Times article. News of the "credible terrorist threat" clogged TV air waves when President Obama made a television announcement addressing the situation Friday afternoon. "Counterterrorism professionals …